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Table 1 Protective effects of garlic and tomato against cadmium (Cd)-induced biochemical parameters in mice at 15 days

From: Protective and therapeutic effects of garlic and tomato on cadmium-induced neuropathology in mice

Groups Autopsy days Parameters
AChE (mmol/g wet tissue) Glycogen (mg/g) Cholesterol (mg/g) Total proteins (mg/g)
Control 15 41.36 ± 6.63 44.31 ± 5.96 39.48 ± 8.54 14.06 ± 0.78
Cd 15 24.05 ± 2.97oa 33.90 ± 5.18ns 19.90 ± 1.84ns 8.82 ± 0.67*a
Cd + GE 15 56.47 ± 2.74nsb 35.96 ± 0.54nsb 35.68 ± 2.74*b 9.98 ± 0.20*b
Cd + TE 15 58.02 ± 5.76nsb 46.63 ± 2.50nsc 42.73 ± 3.18*c 11.23 ± 0.40ob
Cd + GE + TE 15 69.20 ± 5.20*c 47.02 ± 1.80oc 42.27 ± 2.56*c 15.82 ± 0.46*c
  1. a vs. control; b, c vs. Cd. The mean values having dissimilar superscripts differ at p < 0.05 in the Tukey’s Honestly significant difference
  2. AChE acetylcholinesterase, GE garlic extract, TE tomato extract
  3. *Significant variations at p < 0.0001
  4. Op < 0.01
  5. nsNon significant variations at p > 0.05